A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km WNW of Buldir Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 00:47:25 / December 22, 2018 @ 12:47 am. Event id: us2000j2jh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j2jh. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:47:25 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 175.1853° East, latitude 52.65° North, depth = 72.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.1 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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